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Here are all of the toothy grins that came to us for this month's feature. We can honestly say that we’ve never seen so many beautiful beams all at once! And, yes, a good many made us smile back at them. Thanks to everyone who participated! It was a fun time.

This sweet smile belongs to Tori Marie Hartman of Canfield. The photo was sent by her grandmother.

This sweet smile belongs to Tori Marie Hartman of Canfield. The photo was sent by her grandmother.


Riley Sweder of Columbus gives Sasha a lift. Photo sent in by Grandma Mary Ann Sweder of Struthers.

Riley Sweder of Columbus gives Sasha a lift. Photo sent in by Grandma Mary Ann Sweder of Struthers.


Debbie Skica sent in this photo of her husband, Dan Skica, daughter, Erica Skica, and two grandkids, Logan and Giana. They are all from Youngstown.

Debbie Skica sent in this photo of her husband, Dan Skica, daughter, Erica Skica, and two grandkids, Logan and Giana. They are all from Youngstown.


Alex thinks he is Spider Man, according to his mom, Steffie Valentino.

Alex thinks he is Spider Man, according to his mom, Steffie Valentino.


Lorenzo Michael Testa of Boardman was two months old when he giggled and smiled for his big sister, Sophia, at Christmas.

Lorenzo Michael Testa of Boardman was two months old when he giggled and smiled for his big sister, Sophia, at Christmas.


Lorenzo Michael Testa of Boardman was two months old when he gave big smiles to his parents, Angela and Michael, at Christmas time.

Lorenzo Michael Testa of Boardman was two months old when he gave big smiles to his parents, Angela and Michael, at Christmas time.


This picture of Sophia Testa of Boardman was taken with her mom's cell phone.

This picture of Sophia Testa of Boardman was taken with her mom's cell phone.


Stefan John Thompson was 26 when he passed away Feb. 24, 2012. He graduated in 2011 from Kent State University. His mom says this smile is the one everyone knew him by; he was a people person who enjoyed life to the fullest and cared about everyone. When friends would complain about having to get up in the morning, he would reply, “You better thank God for waking you up.”

Stefan John Thompson was 26 when he passed away Feb. 24, 2012. He graduated in 2011 from Kent State University. His mom says this smile is the one everyone knew him by; he was a people person who enjoyed life to the fullest and cared about everyone. When friends would ...


JoEllen Fincham of Youngstown sent this photo of her grandson, Tyler Rich of Youngstown. She says he’s a happy 5-year-old who makes everyone else smile.

JoEllen Fincham of Youngstown sent this photo of her grandson, Tyler Rich of Youngstown. She says he’s a happy 5-year-old who makes everyone else smile.


This is 2 1/2-year-old Natalie Elizabeth Mihalik, daughter of of Mark and Kellie Mihalik of Yucca Valley, Calif. The picture was taken at a baseball game between the Indians and the Angels, says Grandma Hilda Mihalik of Canfield, who submitted the photo.

This is 2 1/2-year-old Natalie Elizabeth Mihalik, daughter of of Mark and Kellie Mihalik of Yucca Valley, Calif. The picture was taken at a baseball game between the Indians and the Angels, says Grandma Hilda Mihalik of Canfield, who submitted the photo.


Jared Remias of Canfield was a toddler when this picture was taken by his mom, Sheila Remias. He's now 20 and still lights up the world with his smile, she says.

Jared Remias of Canfield was a toddler when this picture was taken by his mom, Sheila Remias. He's now 20 and still lights up the world with his smile, she says.


All excited over his new pet is Cameron Kelley of Youngstown. Photo sent in by Genita Johnson.

All excited over his new pet is Cameron Kelley of Youngstown. Photo sent in by Genita Johnson.


This photo of Brady F. Hodge was sent in by Ron and Cathy Hinderliter of Canfield, Brady's grandparents.

This photo of Brady F. Hodge was sent in by Ron and Cathy Hinderliter of Canfield, Brady's grandparents.


Bev Craig sent in this photo of her happy granddaughters, who live in Wooster. They are the daughters of Brandon and Marcie Craig.

Bev Craig sent in this photo of her happy granddaughters, who live in Wooster. They are the daughters of Brandon and Marcie Craig.


Timmy Kerr of Poland has a fun day with his dad, Gary Kerr, who took this photo.

Timmy Kerr of Poland has a fun day with his dad, Gary Kerr, who took this photo.


Timmy Kerr of Poland grins for his dad, Gary Kerr, who took this photo.

Timmy Kerr of Poland grins for his dad, Gary Kerr, who took this photo.


Kayla and Timmy Kerr of Poland watch TV together. Photo taken by their dad, Gary Kerr.

Kayla and Timmy Kerr of Poland watch TV together. Photo taken by their dad, Gary Kerr.


McKenna Sweeney of Boardman holds newborn Giada Musser of Canfield. Photo sent in by Marnee Sweeney.

McKenna Sweeney of Boardman holds newborn Giada Musser of Canfield. Photo sent in by Marnee Sweeney.


Ava Acevedo of Boardman is all smiles at her "baking party" celebrating her 4th birthday in November. Her parents are Rob and Toni Acevedo.

Ava Acevedo of Boardman is all smiles at her "baking party" celebrating her 4th birthday in November. Her parents are Rob and Toni Acevedo.


Kimberly Blanco Porter is the granddaughter of Rochelle Blanco of Boardman.

Kimberly Blanco Porter is the granddaughter of Rochelle Blanco of Boardman.


Kim and Mike Porter toast at an African wedding in Africa. Kim is the granddaughter of Frank Blanco of Boardman.

Kim and Mike Porter toast at an African wedding in Africa. Kim is the granddaughter of Frank Blanco of Boardman.


Owen Blanco, 6, and Connor Blanco, 2, are the grandsons of Rochelle Blanco of Boardman, who submitted this photo.

Owen Blanco, 6, and Connor Blanco, 2, are the grandsons of Rochelle Blanco of Boardman, who submitted this photo.


Two-year-old Connor Blanco is the grandson of Frank Blanco of Boardman, who sent in this photo of his beaming grandson.

Two-year-old Connor Blanco is the grandson of Frank Blanco of Boardman, who sent in this photo of his beaming grandson.


Rochelle Blanco of Boardman sent in this photo of her grandson, Colton Smith, who is indeed a smiling little dude.

Rochelle Blanco of Boardman sent in this photo of her grandson, Colton Smith, who is indeed a smiling little dude.


J.P. Genova of Poland smiles for a portrait. Photo sent in by Grandmother Loretta.

J.P. Genova of Poland smiles for a portrait. Photo sent in by Grandmother Loretta.


Kaylee McLaughlin is the daughter of Brian McLaughlin of Austintown and Candace Buonavolenta of Youngstown.

Kaylee McLaughlin is the daughter of Brian McLaughlin of Austintown and Candace Buonavolenta of Youngstown.


Louie and Mia Bracco ham it up for the camera. Their parents are Nick and Mary Bracco of Niles.

Louie and Mia Bracco ham it up for the camera. Their parents are Nick and Mary Bracco of Niles.


Nico Genova, age 6, of Poland. Photo sent in by Lori Genova.

Nico Genova, age 6, of Poland. Photo sent in by Lori Genova.


Essie Richard of Howland sent in this photo of grandson Essien Cisco, 16 months old. Essien loves to smile and play in the water. He and his mom, Nyasia, live in Liberty.

Essie Richard of Howland sent in this photo of grandson Essien Cisco, 16 months old. Essien loves to smile and play in the water. He and his mom, Nyasia, live in Liberty.


Shelby is all smiles playing in the snow. Christopher Toth of Austintown is Shelby's owner. The photo was submitted by Barbara Toth.

Shelby is all smiles playing in the snow. Christopher Toth of Austintown is Shelby's owner. The photo was submitted by Barbara Toth.


Here's a photo of little Gianna hanging out with Presley, her great-aunt's and great-uncle's dog. It was taken on the Fourth of July at their house in Canfield.

Here's a photo of little Gianna hanging out with Presley, her great-aunt's and great-uncle's dog. It was taken on the Fourth of July at their house in Canfield.


Mary Ann Navarro sent in this photo of her granddaughter, 4-month-old Ella Elizabeth Navarro of Boardman.

Mary Ann Navarro sent in this photo of her granddaughter, 4-month-old Ella Elizabeth Navarro of Boardman.


Just because 2-year-old Riley Cox of Austintown chipped her front tooth, she doesn’t let it get in the way of her big smile. Photo sent in by Lindsy Cox.

Just because 2-year-old Riley Cox of Austintown chipped her front tooth, she doesn’t let it get in the way of her big smile. Photo sent in by Lindsy Cox.


Bailey and Jordyn of Hubbard share some sister smiles. Photo sent in by Marsha Beasley.

Bailey and Jordyn of Hubbard share some sister smiles. Photo sent in by Marsha Beasley.


Playing in the sprinkler is Samuel Pacora of Girard. Photo sent in by Aunt Jackie Cannatti of Poland.

Playing in the sprinkler is Samuel Pacora of Girard. Photo sent in by Aunt Jackie Cannatti of Poland.


Joshua Guy of Poland. Photo sent in by Aunt Jackie Cannatti of Poland.

Joshua Guy of Poland. Photo sent in by Aunt Jackie Cannatti of Poland.


Joshua Guy of Poland loses his first tooth. Photo sent in by Jackie Cannatti of Poland.

Joshua Guy of Poland loses his first tooth. Photo sent in by Jackie Cannatti of Poland.


Here's Taylor Smith with her grandpa, Jack Sodeman, both of Butler, Pa. They were celebrating Christmas at the Poland home of Jackie Cannatti, who sent in this photo.

Here's Taylor Smith with her grandpa, Jack Sodeman, both of Butler, Pa. They were celebrating Christmas at the Poland home of Jackie Cannatti, who sent in this photo.


Samantha Sodeman of North Jackson. Photo sent in by Aunt Jackie Cannatti of Poland.

Samantha Sodeman of North Jackson. Photo sent in by Aunt Jackie Cannatti of Poland.


Justine Cannatti of Columbus was glad to be home in Poland for Christmas. Photo sent in by Jackie Cannatti of Poland.

Justine Cannatti of Columbus was glad to be home in Poland for Christmas. Photo sent in by Jackie Cannatti of Poland.


Samantha Sodeman's first Christmas smile. She's from North Jackson. Photo sent in by Jackie Cannatti of Poland.

Samantha Sodeman's first Christmas smile. She's from North Jackson. Photo sent in by Jackie Cannatti of Poland.


Taylor Smith and her dad, Paul Smith of Butler, Pa., show their winsome grins. Photo sent in by Jackie Cannatti of Poland.

Taylor Smith and her dad, Paul Smith of Butler, Pa., show their winsome grins. Photo sent in by Jackie Cannatti of Poland.


Jackie Cannatti of Poland calls this photo of Jodie Guy, also of Poland, "a perfect smile!"

Jackie Cannatti of Poland calls this photo of Jodie Guy, also of Poland, "a perfect smile!"


This cute photo was submitted by Addie.

This cute photo was submitted by Addie.


This photo was also sent in by Tamesha Elliott.

This photo was also sent in by Tamesha Elliott.


Here's a photo of Latrell Vines, sent in by Tamesha Elliott.

Here's a photo of Latrell Vines, sent in by Tamesha Elliott.


Leo Manning, son of Samantha and Patrick Manning, just turned a year old and always has a big smile, says his grandmother, Joyce Buzzacco, who sent in this photo.

Leo Manning, son of Samantha and Patrick Manning, just turned a year old and always has a big smile, says his grandmother, Joyce Buzzacco, who sent in this photo.


Blanket-and-pillow forts and childhood go hand-in-hand. Luke, Marc and Ava McGovern of Aurora enjoy theirs. Photo sent in by Nana and Papa Oleyar.

Blanket-and-pillow forts and childhood go hand-in-hand. Luke, Marc and Ava McGovern of Aurora enjoy theirs. Photo sent in by Nana and Papa Oleyar.


Snow days can definitely make kids smile! Marc, Luke and Ava McGovern of Aurora enjoy playing outside. Photo sent in by Nana and Papa Oleyar.

Snow days can definitely make kids smile! Marc, Luke and Ava McGovern of Aurora enjoy playing outside. Photo sent in by Nana and Papa Oleyar.


Here's another smiley shot of Logan Cheney of Liberty, keeping toasty in his thermals. Photo sent in by Amanda.

Here's another smiley shot of Logan Cheney of Liberty, keeping toasty in his thermals. Photo sent in by Amanda.


Logan Cheney of Liberty says it all with his shirt. Photo sent in by Amanda.

Logan Cheney of Liberty says it all with his shirt. Photo sent in by Amanda.


Ryan sent this in, with this note: "My grandma wanted me to submit this for her great-grandchild, the sweetest little Valentine." It's 4-year-old Megume of Youngstown.

Ryan sent this in, with this note: "My grandma wanted me to submit this for her great-grandchild, the sweetest little Valentine." It's 4-year-old Megume of Youngstown.


Jocelyn Richley, now 2, was 6 months old when this photo, sent in by John Richley, was taken. Even then, she knew how to smile and make others smile, too.

Jocelyn Richley, now 2, was 6 months old when this photo, sent in by John Richley, was taken. Even then, she knew how to smile and make others smile, too.


Sara Root of Liberty submitted this photo of her nephew Tyler, who lives in Newton Falls. He was a year old of cuteness when this was taken, his aunt writes.

Sara Root of Liberty submitted this photo of her nephew Tyler, who lives in Newton Falls. He was a year old of cuteness when this was taken, his aunt writes.


Julianna Hornikel met Santa at the lighting of Canfield Village Green. Photo submitted by her grandmother, Vera Orosz.

Julianna Hornikel met Santa at the lighting of Canfield Village Green. Photo submitted by her grandmother, Vera Orosz.


Robin Wesson of Youngstown shows her beautiful smile.

Robin Wesson of Youngstown shows her beautiful smile.


Grandma Paula D'Apolito of Boardman, who sent in this photo, tells her "fish tale" the best: "My two new pond fish, Luigi and Lorenzo Rohrbaugh of Canfield, were absolutely thrilled I let them go in to the fish pond and be my new fish." Nothing fishy here!

Grandma Paula D'Apolito of Boardman, who sent in this photo, tells her "fish tale" the best: "My two new pond fish, Luigi and Lorenzo Rohrbaugh of Canfield, were absolutely thrilled I let them go in to the fish pond and be my new fish." Nothing fishy here!


Keely Cugini of New Castle, Pa., is probably well-known to the Tooth Fairy by now.

Keely Cugini of New Castle, Pa., is probably well-known to the Tooth Fairy by now.


Pretty in pink, red and pearls is Skylar Sheridan of Austintown, who is celebrating her first birthday here. Photo sent in by Allison McClain.

Pretty in pink, red and pearls is Skylar Sheridan of Austintown, who is celebrating her first birthday here. Photo sent in by Allison McClain.


Here are Kristin Bernat and John Andrews, all smiles on their wedding day Oct. 6, 2012, in Columbus. Photo sent in by Kathy Bernat.

Here are Kristin Bernat and John Andrews, all smiles on their wedding day Oct. 6, 2012, in Columbus. Photo sent in by Kathy Bernat.


This photo of Daniel Morris and his puppy Chloe keeps his mother, Darlene Morris, motivated to know her son is doing well as he gets his degree in chemistry from Akron University. Darlene says she always tells Daniel "his smile is worth a million bucks!"

This photo of Daniel Morris and his puppy Chloe keeps his mother, Darlene Morris, motivated to know her son is doing well as he gets his degree in chemistry from Akron University. Darlene says she always tells Daniel "his smile is worth a million bucks!"


Jennifer Raspanti of Poland sent in this photo of her sons, Vincent and Luca Raspanti, hoping it will put a smile on other people's faces, too.

Jennifer Raspanti of Poland sent in this photo of her sons, Vincent and Luca Raspanti, hoping it will put a smile on other people's faces, too.


Lily Gentile of Poland looks angelic. Linda Gentile, Lily's grandmother, sent in this photo.

Lily Gentile of Poland looks angelic. Linda Gentile, Lily's grandmother, sent in this photo.


Revved up and ready to go is 2-year-old Landon Black of McDonald. This photo was sent in by his nana, Kathy Black, who says, "His smile melts my heart!"

Revved up and ready to go is 2-year-old Landon Black of McDonald. This photo was sent in by his nana, Kathy Black, who says, "His smile melts my heart!"


Dominic Antonio Lee, 5 months, smiles while meeting his PaPa for the first time. Dominic, the son of Rebecca Ortenzio Lee and David Lee, was born in August in Okinawa, Japan, where his mother is stationed with the U.S. Navy as an orthodontist. Grandparents are Dr. Joseph and Nancy Ortenzio of New Middletown.

Dominic Antonio Lee, 5 months, smiles while meeting his PaPa for the first time. Dominic, the son of Rebecca Ortenzio Lee and David Lee, was born in August in Okinawa, Japan, where his mother is stationed with the U.S. Navy as an orthodontist. Grandparents are Dr. Joseph and Nancy Ortenzio ...


Ayla Mosley of New Castle fits right in looking cute.

Ayla Mosley of New Castle fits right in looking cute.


Ayla Mosley of New Castle poses with an audience.

Ayla Mosley of New Castle poses with an audience.


Lots of smiles are packed in there! From top left are Carmen Rodriguez, Liz Rodriguez and Sally Zalovcik, all sisters. Liz's son Tyri Rodriguez is bottom left, and Sally's son Joshua Zalovcik is bottom right. Photo submitted by sister Gladys Rodriguez.

Lots of smiles are packed in there! From top left are Carmen Rodriguez, Liz Rodriguez and Sally Zalovcik, all sisters. Liz's son Tyri Rodriguez is bottom left, and Sally's son Joshua Zalovcik is bottom right. Photo submitted by sister Gladys Rodriguez.


Julian DiRobbio of Boardman, 2, offers up a "Mona Lisa Smile." Photo sent in by Mrs. Leonard Ganchar of Canfield.

Julian DiRobbio of Boardman, 2, offers up a "Mona Lisa Smile." Photo sent in by Mrs. Leonard Ganchar of Canfield.


Here's Sydney Beckman, 5, of Boardman.

Here's Sydney Beckman, 5, of Boardman.


Fran Necko sent in this photo of her grandchildren, Gabrilla, 8, and Noah, 5, who live with their parents, Renee and Hugh Annand, in Maryland.

Fran Necko sent in this photo of her grandchildren, Gabrilla, 8, and Noah, 5, who live with their parents, Renee and Hugh Annand, in Maryland.


Reid Bennett of Chicago and Stephanie Berger, originally from Youngstown and now living in Chicago, came home for the Christmas holidays and got engaged. Photo submitted by Agnes Campanale.

Reid Bennett of Chicago and Stephanie Berger, originally from Youngstown and now living in Chicago, came home for the Christmas holidays and got engaged. Photo submitted by Agnes Campanale.


"Grammie Sue" Kachurek says this photo of her grandsons, 5-year-old Logan Takat and 3-year-old Tyler Takat, "makes me smile every time I look at it." They all live in Austintown.

"Grammie Sue" Kachurek says this photo of her grandsons, 5-year-old Logan Takat and 3-year-old Tyler Takat, "makes me smile every time I look at it." They all live in Austintown.


Shirley Bradick of Youngstown sent in this photo of her three granddaughters, who all live in Amesville in southeastern Ohio. They are Estelle, 3, Emily, 17, and Evelyn, 5. The girls' father is Tom Ripple, who graduated from Wilson High in the '80s.

Shirley Bradick of Youngstown sent in this photo of her three granddaughters, who all live in Amesville in southeastern Ohio. They are Estelle, 3, Emily, 17, and Evelyn, 5. The girls' father is Tom Ripple, who graduated from Wilson High in the '80s.


Ariel Morar of North Lima smiles big for a portrait. Photo sent in by Grandma Debi Morar.

Ariel Morar of North Lima smiles big for a portrait. Photo sent in by Grandma Debi Morar.


Gladys Rodriguez sent in this photo of her late sister, Sally Zalovcik. The photo was taken in the early 2000s, and Sally passed away in August of last year.

Gladys Rodriguez sent in this photo of her late sister, Sally Zalovcik. The photo was taken in the early 2000s, and Sally passed away in August of last year.


Jamar Hamlett must be a big SpongeBob fan. He was 2 in June when this photo was taken. It was sent in by Tammy Ferguson. Both are from Youngstown.

Jamar Hamlett must be a big SpongeBob fan. He was 2 in June when this photo was taken. It was sent in by Tammy Ferguson. Both are from Youngstown.


Alexia Ferguson was 5 in June when this colorful photo was taken. It was sent in by Tammy Ferguson. Both are from Youngstown.

Alexia Ferguson was 5 in June when this colorful photo was taken. It was sent in by Tammy Ferguson. Both are from Youngstown.


Riley Sweder of Columbus gives Sasha a lift. Photo sent in by Grandma Mary Ann Sweder of Struthers.

Riley Sweder of Columbus gives Sasha a lift. Photo sent in by Grandma Mary Ann Sweder of Struthers.


Matt Close of Salem serves in the U.S. Navy and is proud to be an American. Photo submitted by his mother, Colleen Close of Beloit.

Matt Close of Salem serves in the U.S. Navy and is proud to be an American. Photo submitted by his mother, Colleen Close of Beloit.


Marcilee Kinerman, 6, of Alpharetta, Ga., beams while meeting her favorite star from the Disney Channel: Zendaya, who plays Rocky Blue on "Shake It Up." Marcilee is the granddaughter of Randolph Jones of Youngstown.

Marcilee Kinerman, 6, of Alpharetta, Ga., beams while meeting her favorite star from the Disney Channel: Zendaya, who plays Rocky Blue on "Shake It Up." Marcilee is the granddaughter of Randolph Jones of Youngstown.


Clyde and Flossie Salser sent in this photo of their grandson, Kyle James Salser. They're all from Poland.

Clyde and Flossie Salser sent in this photo of their grandson, Kyle James Salser. They're all from Poland.


Here's a close-up of J.J. Stevens, 5, of Mineral Ridge, at a birthday party. He's the son of Maria Alfano Stevens and David Stevens. Photo sent in by Ellie Alfano.

Here's a close-up of J.J. Stevens, 5, of Mineral Ridge, at a birthday party. He's the son of Maria Alfano Stevens and David Stevens. Photo sent in by Ellie Alfano.


Laura Kosiorek, coach Katrina Brumfield and Leanna Hartsough smile over a successful YSU track season. Photo by Lana VanAuker of Canfield.

Laura Kosiorek, coach Katrina Brumfield and Leanna Hartsough smile over a successful YSU track season. Photo by Lana VanAuker of Canfield.


Horizon League high jumpers win first and second in February at YSU's WATTS track, putting smiles on the faces of Katrina Rettburg, left, and Leanna Hartsough. Photo by Lana VanAuker of Canfield.

Horizon League high jumpers win first and second in February at YSU's WATTS track, putting smiles on the faces of Katrina Rettburg, left, and Leanna Hartsough. Photo by Lana VanAuker of Canfield.


Leanna Hartsough in the leaves. Photo sent in by Lana VanAuker of Canfield.

Leanna Hartsough in the leaves. Photo sent in by Lana VanAuker of Canfield.


Lana VanAuker of Canfield sent in this photo of Leanna Hartsough and coach Katrina Brumfield after a Youngstown State University track Horizon League event.

Lana VanAuker of Canfield sent in this photo of Leanna Hartsough and coach Katrina Brumfield after a Youngstown State University track Horizon League event.


Adyson Baxten, 3, of Hubbard, is delighted to play dolls with her "Poppy," David Mink of Howland. Photo sent in by Mary Baxten of Girard.

Adyson Baxten, 3, of Hubbard, is delighted to play dolls with her "Poppy," David Mink of Howland. Photo sent in by Mary Baxten of Girard.


Betty Shultz submitted this photo of her grandson, 2-year-old Peyton Shultz of New Middletown.

Betty Shultz submitted this photo of her grandson, 2-year-old Peyton Shultz of New Middletown.


Is Peyton Shultz of New Middletown all smiles before the performance, or after? Only his grandma, Betty Shultz, knows. She sent in this photo of her grandson at age 2 1/2 in November.

Is Peyton Shultz of New Middletown all smiles before the performance, or after? Only his grandma, Betty Shultz, knows. She sent in this photo of her grandson at age 2 1/2 in November.


Betty Shultz sent in this photo of her grandson, Peyton Shultz of New Middletown, who was ready to rock out at the piano. Peyton was 2 1/2 when this photo was taken in November.

Betty Shultz sent in this photo of her grandson, Peyton Shultz of New Middletown, who was ready to rock out at the piano. Peyton was 2 1/2 when this photo was taken in November.